Latest News Articles for May 14th, 2020

Early humans thrived in this drowned South African landscape

The Paleo-Agulhas Plain had diverse, verdant ecosystems and abundant game

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Tiny particle, big payoff

UC Riverside scientists have solved a 20-year-old genetics puzzle that could result in ways to protect wheat, barley, and other crops from a devastating infection. Ayala Rao, professor of plant pathology and microbiology, has been studying Brome Mosaic virus for decades. Unlike some viruses, the genetic material of this virus...

Observation of intervalley transitions can boost valleytronic science and technology

An international research team led by scientists at the University of California, Riverside, has observed light emission from a new type of transition between electronic valleys, known as intervalley transmissions. The research provides a new way to read out valley information, potentially leading to new types of devices. Current semiconductor...

COVID-19 highlights what we have yet to learn about lung mechanics

UC Riverside engineer is working on ways to pre-screen patients with difficulty breathing for earlier intervention

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology